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Genetic relationship of populations in China.
  • J. Chu, W. Huang, +11 authors L. Jin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 29 September 1998
Despite the fact that the continuity of morphology of fossil specimens of modern humans found in China has repeatedly challenged the Out-of-Africa hypothesis, Chinese populations are underrepresentedExpand
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Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China
  • J. Chu
  • Geography
  • 6 December 2010
Year after year a woman sits in her bare living quarters with her bags packed. She is waiting for a phone call from her snakehead, or human smuggler. That longed-for call will send her out her door,Expand
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When infrastructures attack: The workings of disrepair in China
Residents fighting eviction in China often come into intimate knowledge of the insidious workings of infrastructure. This is especially true as redevelopment disputes are increasingly mediatedExpand
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  • J. Chu
  • Sociology
  • 1 September 2006
This article offers an exploration of what it means to be “emplaced” amidst the various spatial and temporal streams currently flowing through an emigrant village in the Fuzhou countryside along theExpand
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Boxed In: Human Cargo and the Technics of Comfort
Since the 1990s, public outcries over the “return” of human cargo commonly point to the physical horrors of travel as a key sign of the inhuman and the unfree in contemporary social life. Whether inExpand
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Lead Time Study
Abstract : Lead times for the procurement of ammunition items are usually established during the latter part of the development phase, which is approximately two years before the initial productionExpand
Risk, Fate, Fortune: The Lives and Times of Customs Inspectors in Southern China
On the day that two Chinese bullet trains collided just south of Wenzhou en route to their final destination in Fujian Province in July 2011, it just so happened that China's most wanted fugitive –Expand